Biomechanical Basis of Human Movement / Edition 3

Biomechanical Basis of Human Movement / Edition 3

by Joseph Hamill, Kathleen M. Knutzen
     
 

This textbook integrates aspects of functional anatomy, physics, calculus, and physiology into a comprehensive discussion of human movement. The quantitative nature of biomechanics is emphasized, and key points are illustrated with detailed examples. Hamill teaches exercise science at the University of Massachusetts. Knutzen teaches physical education at Western… See more details below

Overview

This textbook integrates aspects of functional anatomy, physics, calculus, and physiology into a comprehensive discussion of human movement. The quantitative nature of biomechanics is emphasized, and key points are illustrated with detailed examples. Hamill teaches exercise science at the University of Massachusetts. Knutzen teaches physical education at Western Washington University. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781791281
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Edition description:
Third, North American Edition
Pages:
491
Sales rank:
1,296,056
Product dimensions:
8.63(w) x 10.93(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Preface

Section I Foundations of Human Movement

  • Chapter 1 Basic Terminology
  • Chapter 2 Skeletal Considerations for Movement
  • Chapter 3 Muscular Considerations for Movement
  • Chapter 4 Neurological Considerations for Movement
Section II Functional Anatomy
  • Chapter 5 Functional Anatomy of the Upper Extremity
  • Chapter 6 Functional Anatomy of the Lower Extremity
  • Chapter 7 Functional Anatomy of the Trunk
Section III Mechanical Analysis of Human Motion
  • Chapter 8 Linear Kinematics
  • Chapter 9 Angular Kinematics
  • Chapter 10 Linear Kinetics
  • Chapter 11 Angular Kinetics

Appendix A The Metric System and SI Units

Appendix B Trigonometric Functions

Appendix C Sample Kinematic and Kinetic Data

Appendix D Numerical Example for Calculating Projectile Motion

Index

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